Piano Reference: C minor chord (Cm) & C minor 7th Chord (Cm7)

    Interactive piano reference to the C minor chord, abbreviated as Cm or Cmin. The C minor chord consists of the notes C, E♭ and G. The 2 inversions to the C minor chord are E♭ G C and G C E♭.

    The C minor 7th chord, abbreviated as Cm7 or Cmin7, has the notes C, E♭, G and B♭. The 3 inversions to the C minor 7th chord are E♭ G B♭ C, G B♭ C E♭ and B♭ C E♭ G.

    In the root position, the C minor chord has the C as the root, the E♭ as the minor third and the G as the perfect fifth. With the C minor 7th chord there's the addition of B♭ as the minor seventh.

    C minor chord

    notes: C E♭ G

    • C
    • E
    • G

    C minor 1st inversion

    notes: E♭ G C

    • E
    • G
    • C

    C minor 2nd inversion

    notes: G C E♭

    • G
    • C
    • E

    C minor 7th chord

    notes: C E♭ G B♭

    • C
    • E
    • G
    • B

    C minor 7th 1st inversion

    notes: E♭ G B♭ C

    • E
    • G
    • B
    • C

    C minor 7th 2nd inversion

    notes: G B♭ C E♭

    • G
    • B
    • C
    • E

    C minor 7th 3rd inversion

    notes: B♭ C E♭ G

    • B
    • C
    • E
    • G

    lookup a different chord:

    C majorD majorE majorF majorG majorA majorB majorC majorD majorF majorG majorA major

    D minorE minorF minorG minorA minorB minor C minorD minorF minorG minorA minor

    C dimD dimE dimF dimG dimA dimB dim C dimD dimF dimG dimA dim


    piano samples

    The piano samples used here are from “ Salamander Grand Piano V3 ” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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